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Sentence Improvement MCQ-131

Directions In the following questions, a part of the sentence is given in bold. Below are given alternatives to the bold part at 1,2,3 and 4 which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative.

Question No:1

Some people has all the luck even when they did not tried very hard.

(A) Some people has all the luck even when they do not try very hard.
(B) Some people have all the luck even when they do not tried very hard.
(C) Some people have all the luck even when they do not try very hard.
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- A Plural Subject agrees with a Plural Verb. Here, Present Tense i.e. they do not try should be used.

Question No:2

A lot of effort went into collecting the data.

(A) The data went into collecting a lot of effort.
(B) The collecting a lot of effort went into data.
(C) Went into a lot of effort collecting the data.
(D) No improvement.

Explanation:- No improvement

Question No:3

To contact doctor attempts were made.

(A) The doctor were made attempts to contact.
(B) The doctor were attempts made to contact.
(C) Attempts were made to contact the doctor.
(D) No improvement.

Explanation:- Attempts were made to contact the doctor is the correct sentence (Passive) .

Question No:4

I feel out of sort today.

(A) I feel of sort today.
(B) I feel out of sorts today.
(C) I feel out of sort this day.
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- Hence, I feel out of sorts today will be used.

Question No:5

The profits will be dealt with among the investors.

(A) dealt in
(B) dealt out
(C) dealt of
(D) No improvement

Explanation:-
(2) deal with (Phr. V.) : to do business with a person, a company or an organisation ; to solve a problem, perform a task, etc.
(3) deal in (Phr. V.) : trade in

Question No:6

The Indian team should fare well, shouldn’t they ?

(A) oughtn’t they
(B) shouldn’t it
(C) should it
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- Hence, shouldn’t will be used.

Question No:7

The performance of the maestro left the audience entranced.

(A) attentive
(B) enamoured
(C) attracted
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- enamoured is often used in Negative Sentences

Question No:8

An increase in crimes against women have been reported in the newspapers recently.

(A) are being reported
(B) has been reported
(C) has been written
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- in crimes
Hence, Singular V. – has been reported will be used.

Question No:9

The carpenter has been given a routine to finish his job.

(A) framework
(B) deadline
(C) limitation
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- deadline : a point in time by which something must be done.

Question No:10

The labourers are bent at getting what is due to them.

(A) bent for
(B) bent upon
(C) bent in
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- bent on upon something : determined to do something.